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CBS
Dec 26, 2012 5:30pm PST
of 100 on the f.d.a. shortage list. >> axelrod: jon, congress passed legislation last july giving the f.d.a. more authority to deal with cancer drug shortages. i'm wondering what's become of that. >> reporter: jim, that new law has made a big difference, and the key provision is the requirement that drug manufacturers let the f.d.a. know when there's an impending shortage. since that new law has passed, there has been a doubling of the notifications. the f.d.a. can increase imports from abroad and tell other manufacturers in the united states to step up production. so it's made a big difference. now, another provision in that law is that the f.d.a. set up a task force looking at other possible solutions to the drug shortage crisis, and they're required to submit that report to congress by this coming july. >> axelrod: dr. jon lapook, thank you. china now has the longest high- speed train line in the world. it runs 1,400 miles from beijing to the city of guangjo, about the distance from new york to miami. the chinese train can make the trip in eight hours. it would take amtrak 30 hours.
PBS
Dec 25, 2012 5:30pm PST
from julie rovner of npr. from the island of mindanao in the philippines, fred de sam lazaro profiles a group of peacekeepers struggling to maintain a fragile cease-fire between government and rebel forces.o >> there are many other organizations that do medical care and food provisions. never enough. what is new here is civilians protecting civilians. >> ifill: itn's john sparks reports on police officers in china, and their accusations of widespread corruption by local officials. and jeffrey brown samples the poetry about greece's financial woes and its austerity measures. >> we'll hock the person to buy our bread. if you believe the headlines, then we're sunk. greece downgraded deeper into junk. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour.n >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by e bill and melina ges foundatn. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 11:00pm PST
for complaining. he's been unemployed since july and says repeatedly being told to call back is from us stating. >> if you don't make it through if you don't contact them they will make the decision based on the information they have which will go prawm bring against you. >>reporter: june and dave are actually calling different phone systems. run by the same state agency. the employment development department. >> the people in government they must be aware of the problem and they appear to be ignoring the problem. >>reporter: they do know. state awed tonight march 2011 first out hin the problems in the unemployment phone system and follow-up audit last month confirmed the issues are very serious. of the 29.7 million calls in which individuals ask to speak with an agent, 24.9 million or 84 percent were unsuccessful. >> i think people have a lot of expectation that i call and someone is there to ns a.well there are finite resources of staff. >>reporter: edd spokesperson says budget limitation and the volume of calls to the unemployment insurance line make it difficult to answer every call.
FOX
Dec 24, 2012 4:25am EST
. >> okay, cool. >>> time to check traffic with jeff new man. good morning. julie wright is off. i wanted to say this, hello, newman. >> i never heard that before. >> oh. >> 15 years too late on that. >> good morning, everyone. >> good morning. >> you are looking at the map. nothing is going on. no one is out shopping yet but i need to get something done. federal government is closed today. mail delivered as usual. schools closed throughout the area but h.o.v. restrictions are in effect maryland and virginia. metro running weekday service but dre not running on christmas eve. i'm looking at the maps and the cameras, noth going on. traffic is moving at speed. light volume. no problems at the wilson bridge, leg again bridge and into m, 27 -- into maryland, 270. everyone is still asleep. expect to get some cameras by the shopping malls later on today. i promise you that. we will keep a look on it for you. that's a look at your fox 5 on- time traffic. >> into the end zone is joshua morgan. the redskins lead for the first time. >> they would lead for the rest of the time. they beat the eagles
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 7:00pm PST
back in july with the threshold of those tax hikes being at the $250,000 level. and that they could kind of say to the house, now the ball is in your court, you have to deal with this, it's still very much a possibility, don, that this doesn't work out, that we go over the fiscal cliff, and that was reflected today on the sunday shows from both democrats and republicans, take a listen. >> passing plan b the other night would not have changed the outcome, we're going to go over the cliff before, we're going to go over the cliff now. you cannot negotiate with someone that doesn't want to negotiate. >> in the aftermath of the house republicans rejecting speaker boehn boehner's plan b, i feel it's more likely we will go over the cliff than not, and that -- if we allow that to happen, it will be the most colossal consequence shall act of congressional irresponsibleability in a long time. maybe ever in american history. >> officially, the president is expected to be here -- or is supposedly here in hawaii through the new year, i think the expectation at this point is that with congress re
MSNBC
Dec 22, 2012 12:00am PST
a bill exactly like this sitting in the united states senate. harry reid passed it back in july, and republicans refused to vote on it. boehner, why don't you vote on that? the time for complaining about this deal, totally over. >> nobody can get 100% of what they want, and this is not simply a contest between parties in terms of who looks good and who doesn't. >> don't you think republicans need to be careful about pushing back on this for the good of the country? if no deal is struck this year, president obama, what does he have? well, he's got the inauguration coming up. a big platform. he's got the state of the union address coming up. a big platform. he is going to have a better chance to have the american people on his side. president obama urged all members of congress to get some perspective over the holiday weekend on this. >> everybody can cool off. everybody can drink some eggnog, have some christmas cookies, sing some christmas carols, enjoy the company of loved ones, and then i'd ask every member of congress while they're back home to think about that. think about t
MSNBC
Dec 29, 2012 1:00pm PST
been delayed at laguardia airport now, -- we have julie martin with us. >> reporter: we are getting a break, we have seen snow and a bit of sleet, visibility is one of the big issues and we are down to about a mile or so. not the greatest situation, but one thing helping the flights and the pilots are the winds. the winds are not all that strong. so fortunately the flights have been able to come and go, but we are seeing the delays starting to mount a bit. overall here in new york and new jersey, we have seen 197 flights cancelled and hundreds of delays at the three airports but here at laguardia, not all that bad considering what we experienced a couple of days ago with the last system that came through cancelling thousands of flights and stranding hundreds of pass enerr js. so, at this point, it's a wait and see, we could get a bursts of snow coming through the tri-state area later this evening and the winds will continue to pick up. i expect travel conditions to worsen as the afternoon and night goes on. craig? >> julie martin, braving the elements, we appreciate it. thank you. s
FOX
Dec 23, 2012 10:00pm EST
undergone four heart procedures. in early july she was told her condition had worsened. she and her family prepared for the worst. >> my family actually came in on july 4th individually and would say good-bye. >> reporter: but two days later the call came. they had a match. >> it's wonderful to have an option for these young patients and there are others like her that
MSNBC
Dec 29, 2012 12:00pm PST
of the new york city area. weather channel's julie martin standing by at laguardia. what's the seen now, julie? >> reporter: craig, in fact, half of those cancellations have come from the new york airports and 180, jfk, laguardia and newark as of this hour. in terms of the delays we are not seeing them mount as much as we would have thought at this time and one of the reasons that snow not quite working its way into the tri-state area just yet, but we are, nonetheless, seeing low ceilings and visibility issues and certainly wet runways as a result of the storm which will continue to crank along throughout the afternoon and the evening before winding down overnight into tomorrow and really impacting cities like boston which could pick up a foot. i would expect to see major delays for you. here in new york, we are anticipating those delays to continue to climb throughout the evening. one of the good things with this storm, versus the storm earlier this week is the winds are lighter with this so it won't be as much of an aviation problem. nonetheless, if you are traveling you will want to
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 10:30am EST
that it did. i was not on that trip, so i do not know specifically. i also visited libya in july. i also visited in september after the attack in benghazi. i can speak to my own experience. secretary clinton has said, all those of us as senior leaders are responsible for what is happening. i certainly hold myself accountable. i certainly had a lot of time to think about sharper questions i could have cost, sharper focus i could have provided. >> on your visit in july,, or september, the debt issue and specific come up? the folks on the ground say, we're worried about what has happened was security? >> no, there's no specific discussion about it. i did talk to ambassador stevens in general terms. in march of 2012? >> i am certain it did. we certainly emphasize the importance of not only improve in the security capabilities of the libyan interim government at that time. we offered a number of programs to help them build those institutions which are made one of the greatest weaknesses of the libyan it from government. -- interim government. >> your pretty sure that the issue came up, you ju
KOFY
Dec 28, 2012 12:00am PST
the state won't come after him for complaining. he's been unemployed since july and says repeatedly being told to call back is from us stating. >> if you don't make it through if you don't contact them they will make the decision based on the information they have which will go prawm bring against you. >>reporter: june and dave are actually calling different phone systems. run by the same state agency. the employment development department. >> the people in government they must be aware of the problem and they appear to be ignoring the problem. >>reporter: they do know. state awed tonight march 2011 first out hin the problems in the unemployment phone system and follow-up audit last month confirmed the issues are very serious. of the 29.7 million calls in which individuals ask to speak with an agent, 24.9 million or 84 percent were unsuccessful. >> i think people have a lot of expectation that i call and someone is there to ns a.well there are finite resources of staff. >>reporter: edd spokesperson says budget limitation and the volume of calls to the unemployment insurance line mak
CNN
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> july 20th, just past midnight, terror inside theater nine. >> aurora, colorado, nine miles east of denver, there's been a mass shooting at a movie theater. >> prosecutors say james holmes donned protective gear, threw tear gas and began firing. in the end, 12 people killed, 58 others wounded. holmes faces 152 charges. many victims continue to recover while others will never recover the loss they suffered that night. and number one. >> unimaginable horror grips the nation in one of the deadliest school shootings in u.s. history. >> tragedy at sandy hook elementary. >> this is unspeakable what happened in this town. >> innocent children shot dead in their classrooms, the victims, 16 6-year-olds, four 7-year-olds along with six adults. >> emily's laughter was infectious and all those who had the pleasure to meet her would agree this world is a better place because she has been in it. >> in newtown, connecticut, an outpouring of kindness and compassion, while a nation faced hard questions about mental health and guns. as the president issued an emotional call for action. >> for thos
CNN
Dec 28, 2012 6:00am PST
. >>> here it was on its final mission in july of last year. watch. >> all three engines up and burning. 2, 1, 0, and lift off. the final lift off of atlantis on the shoulders of the space shuttle. >> now the retired space shuttle will still be in the air, but not as high. elevated off the ground in its permanent home at kennedy space center. the new museum is set to open, but we're getting a sneak preview from john zarrella. john, i can tell by the hard hat and vest that it's still being bui built. a lot of work to be done. >> reporter: yeah, victor, this is an active construction site we're at. this is the museum facility. 90,000 square feet, $100 million project. when atlantis was towed over here, one of the walls was left off to get the vehicle in. . so everybody is asking, where's atlantis? let's take a look. that's it. in shrink wrap. 16,000 square feet of shrink wrap has been used to protect it it from debris that might fall as they are literally building this entire facility around the shuttle atlantis. and i've got the director of development here with me. i wanted to ask you. you ha
KRON
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
the fiscal cliff. the dow lost 158 points, it is currently a five day losing streak in its longest since july. the nasdaq reported 25 points. >> banks rack up a record to $10.7 billion in fines in 2012. that includes what the banks paid to u.s. and state of 40's-but it does not include the billions more paid to european regulators. most of the fines were related to improper mortgage practices. >> making interstate phone calls could soon get cheaper. for prison inmates. prison call systems are different than normal pay phones. a typical 50 minute conversation current cost an average of $16. that is largely due to fees that call providers are allowed to charge prisoners in some states. here in new york, where fees are banned, rates can go as low as 5¢ a minute. but in places like colorado, inmates did charge almost 90¢ a minute. the sec is planning to open the public comment about reducing rates nationwide. >> the u.s. population is said to hit 350 million by the new year's day. it has an increase of less than 1 percent since april 2010, which was the last time the population snapshot was tak
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 2:05am EST
in july and is the first youtube video to hit 1 billion hits. and off this one song he purchased a home in l.a., cash money, $1.5 million. we can just move on and hopefully gungnam style will go out of style in 2013. >>> rolling stones' ronnie wood just got married to this young lady who is 34. they just got married. congratulations. and they're going to start a family. so we could see a baby on the rolling stores tour with mick and -- >> wow. rolling stone, indeed. 64? >> 64 and 35. >> yeah, dude, he's a rock star. these how rock stars roll. can't hate him for that. >>> this is a big story. we want to give a congratulations to our favorite weatherman sam champion. he got married last week to his partner, ruben. it was a small ceremony here in manhattan. and robin roberts was there, looking great, bouncing back, the whole am there. it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen pero
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am EST
, tucker. >> let's check in with jeff newman who is in for julie wright for traffic. >> thank you, good morning, tony, wisdom. we'll start on the beltway headed to the american legion bridge. no problems. light volume. a problem on the gw parkway heading over to the key bridge. a deer was struck. the right lane blocked and there are authorities on the scene. slow from before 123. continuing around the beltway into montgomery county, here's your look at connecticut avenue, light volume, lighter than you would expect for a rush hour on a friday. over to 66, headed in from centreville, no problems to and through the beltway, through falls church and arlington and to the roosevelt bridge. woodrow wilson bridge looking good. less wind than yesterday. no advisories and not much to worry about heading over all the potomac. that's a look at your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> some sad news this morning, norman schwartzkopf has died. >> he died from complications of pneumonia. he was best known for leading international forces in iraq against saddam hussein's invasion of kuwait in 1991. he lived a
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 3:00am PST
two -- >> we need rescue inside the auditorium. multiple victims. >> seven down! >> july 20th, just past midnight, terror inside theater nine. >> nine miles east of denver where there was a mass shooting at a movie theater. >> in the end, 12 people killed, 58 others wounded. holmes faces 152 charges. many victims continue to recover, while others will never recover the loss they suffered that night. and number one -- >> unimaginable horror grips the nation in one of the deadliest school shootings in u.s. history. >> tragedy at sandy hook elementary. >> this is unspeakable what happened in this town. >> innocent children shot dead in their classrooms. the victims, . >> emilie's laughter was infectious and all those who had the pleasure to meet her would agree this world is a better place because she has been in it. >> in newtown, connecticut, an outpouring of compassion while the nation faced hard questions about mental health and guns. as the president issued an emotional call for action. >> for those of us who remain, let us find the strength to carry on and make our country worthy
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 5:00am PST
've gone seven down in theater 9. >> july 20th just past midnight terror inside theater 9. >> aurora, colorado 9 miles east of denver where there's a mass shooting at a movie theater. >> they same james holmes donned protective gear, through tear gas and fired. in the end 12 killed, 58 others wounded. holmes faces 152 charges. many victims continue to recover while others will never recover the loss they suffered that night. and number one -- >> unimaginable horror grips the nation is one of the deadliest school shootings in u.s. history. >> tragedy at sandy hook elementary. >> this is unspeakable what happened in this town. >> innocent children shot dead in their classrooms. the victims? 16 6-year-olds, 4 7-year-olds along with six adults. >> emilie's laughter was infectious and all that met her would aagree the world is a better place because she's been in it. >> in newtown, connecticut, an outpouring of kindness and compassion while a nation faced hard questions about mental health and guns. as the president issued an emotional call for action. >> for those of us who remain, let u
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 3:00am PST
to youtube in july and is the first youtube video to hit 1 billion with a b views. and off this one song he purchased a home in l.a., cash money, $1.25 million. and now has the youtube record. we can just move on and hopefully gangnam style will go out of style in 2013. how about that? >> we're over it. >>> rolling stones' ronnie wood 65 years old just got married to this lovely lady who is 34. they just got married. congratulations. and they're going to start a family. so we could see a baby on the rolling stones tour with mick and -- >> wow. rolling stone, indeed. 64? >> 64 and 35. >> yeah, dude, he's a rock star. these how rock stars roll. can't hate him for that. >>> this is a big story. >> we want to give a congratulations to our favorite weatherman sam champion. he got married last week to his partner, ruben. we're happy for them so much. it was a small ceremony here in manhattan in his apartment. and robin roberts who is still recovering from her transplant was there. looking great, bouncing back, the whole "gma" team there. so sending love to sam and his husband and to robin, as wel
MSNBC
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am PST
. on any given day. since july 25th, speaker boehner could have brought it to vote in the house and it would pass, but he's doing -- he has made the decision he's not going to let a vote on that. i've said here, mr. president, it's not too late for the speaker to take up the senate-passed bit, but that time is even winding down. today is thursday. he's going to get 48 hours notice to the house before they came bam, so 48 hours from the day is saturday. with just that one vote, middle-class families -- they would go up at least be $2200. some more, some less, of course. speaker boehner could call house members back today. he shouldn't have let them go, in fact. they are not here. they are not here. john boehner seems to care more about keeping his speakership than keeping the nation on temple financial footing. it's obvious what's going on around here. he's waiting until january 3rd to get reelected as speaker before he gets serious with negotiations. he has so many people over there that won't following what he wants. that's obvious from the debacle that took place last week. it
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm EST
acres. the unrelenting heat proved deadly in the mid-atlantic and midwest states after july's storms killed at least 22 people across the area. it also knocked out power leaving millions sweltering. heat-related deaths climbed to at least 20 in the chicago area. the big easy was not spared this year. hurricane isaac making landfall near new orleans on the eve of the seventh anniversary of hurricane katrina. isaac made landfall as a category 1 hurricane. the slow-moving storm treaded the low-lying hit areas. plaquemines parish was hit and moved slowly inland inundating communities in arkansas as it passed. eerie skies over phoenix as a massive dust storm called a haboob blows in. -- as a haboob blows in. 2012 also saw the birth of a superstorm. a devastating hurricane that collided with a powerful cold system from canada. that slammed the northeast. sandy made landfall in south jersey in late october flooding beach communities, subpurgeing highways, and washing iconic board walks into the ocean. new york city's downtown skyline fell dark. in breezy point, queens, homes went up in flam
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 9:00am PST
miracle. >> t cover-up was march 2011. they fired him a month after he testified in july of 2012. so the judge wrote a 14-page opinion saying, look, the case can go forward. i think it's a terrible decision. the fact is without the discovery of these three guys to explain what they did and whether they played a role in the termination is critical. i think what you're going to see is interlocutory appeal and then an appeal by the university to jam this thing. it makes no sense. mcqueary needs to take those depositions. they will not testify. by the way, miguel, there are no dates even set for the criminal trial. judge gavin is saying mccareery is entitled to prompt attention, not going to happen, go to the court of appeals. nothing is going to happen here. >> can either of you sort of sort this out? robert, if this was your client -- i mean, richard, if this was your client, how would you get at this and move forward with this thing? >> there's no way i'd allow it to proceed. if i'm representing them in a criminal arena, i am not allowing them to testify in any civil proceedings. >> y
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 6:00am PST
: ralphie's dad obsessive over a leg lamp he won in a contest. >> it reminds me of the fourth of july! >> reporter: a pack of dogs makes off with christmas dinner. and santa is anything but jolly. >> what do you want for christmas, little boy? >>. >> reporter: it's like the seinfeld of christmas movies. what do you mean by that? >> well, in some ways it's the commitment to the mundane. >> reporter: for 41-year-old peter billingsley looks familiar, that's because he played ralphie. >> it's the simple little things that drive you crazy around christmas. trying to get your little brother to eat, picking a tree, trying to cook a turkey, all those things. >> reporter: now billingsley is one of the producers of "a christmas story: the broadway musical." ♪ get there on the double! >> reporter: 12-year-old johnny rabb plays ralphie. ♪ ralphie too the rescue -- >> reporter: ten-year-old zach ballard is randy's brother randy, the one who memorably pigs out on mashed potatoes. >> good! that's my piggy. did you ever think of asking a stunt man to do that for you? >> no, i never want a stunt m
PBS
Dec 21, 2012 5:30pm PST
. the university of michigan's consumer confidence index fell this month to the lowest point since july. and wall street gave ground today on worries about the lack of a budget deal in washington. the dow jones industrial average lost almost 121 points to close near 13,190. the nasdaq fell 29 points to close at 3,021. for the week, the dow gained about half a percent; the nasdaq rose 1.7%. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: and we return to the aftermath of the shootings in newtown, connecticut, a week ago today. ray suarez begins our coverage of the latest developments. >> suarez: a cold rain fell this morning in newtown, connecticut, as townspeople and officials gathered at city hall for a moment of silence. at 9:30, a bell rang 26 times, once for each of the 20 children and six adults killed one week ago at sandy hook elementary school. mourners also gathered again at funerals and at makeshift memorials. >> i feel as though the first few days after this happened was really a feeling of numbness and shock. but now that's lifting a little bit and the reali
PBS
Dec 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
that was paying attention. someone else noticed hrbor side, too. the federal government. this past july u.s. attorney melinda hague filed forfeiture action against them. that means that the buildings could be seized dispensary shut down. it's all part of ongoing federal crackdown on pot in california. >> one of the reasons we are making these announcements today to try to put to rest the notion that large marijuana businesses can shelter themselves under state law and operate without fear of federal enforcement. >> henry, the lead attorney for harbor side, says in the past year hundreds of california dispensaries have been shut down. >> up until now every time the federal government has attempted to close down a dispensary through forfeiture action they have closed their doors and moved on. i suspect that that's what they thought was going to happen with harbor side but they got a big surprise. >> shortly after they received the notice, harbor side announced they would contest the case. and in october they received an unlikely ally, the city of oakland. city own barbara parker filed sui
CNN
Dec 28, 2012 11:00am PST
well. >> there you go. >> let's hope on the 18th of july, in the year 2013, you and i are sitting here celebrating nelson mandela's 95th birthday. >> can you imagine? i think we will. >> let's hope. >> fingers crossed. thank you, nadia. really appreciate that. >>> it is still -- it is still -- it will still be in the air, but a little closer to the ground. the shuttle "atlantis" soon to go on display in florida. we'll show you the plans next. productivity up, costs down, time to market reduced... those are good things. upstairs, they will see fantasy. not fantasy... logistics. ups came in, analyzed our supply chain, inventory systems... ups? ups. not fantasy? who would have thought? i did. we did, bob. we did. got it. because for every two pounds you lose through diet and exercise, alli can help you lose one more by blocking some of the fat you eat. let's fight fat with alli. ♪ >>> okay. let's get you back now to the white house. and you see that is washington, obviously. and you see the new york stock exchange. we're keeping an eye on the stock exchange. it is down now. it is down n
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 7:00am EST
we have for advertising and push it forward into june and july to define him in the battleground states. other candidates, bill clinton in $100 million we have for 1996, did the same thing. this was a real gamble. but it really paid off. the romney folks are never able to recover. the definition that the obama people had established with the dominant one in the campaign. host: this is from "the boston sunday globe." two days before election day and then the piece goes on to say, looking back, to your point, the candidate never defining himself. and then overestimating his ground game. on the ground game side, they were worth about their own bravado about their own organization. part of it was, i think, a genuine ignorance about what president obama had going on. the romney campaign had a triple a round game. obama campaigned out a ground game that was led the 1927 yankees. it was up against a perhaps all- time great ground game. i do not think the romney folks appreciated that. a lot of the post-mortem pieces that we have done, talking about the obama ground game -- part of it is
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am EST
and outs of capitol hill. >> julie watches c-span on verizon. c-span, created by america's cable companies in 1979, brought to you as a public service if by your television provider. >> "washington journal" continues. host: lawrence yun is the chief economist and senior vice president for the national association of realtors. how would you assess the housing markets today? guest: thanks for inviting me, peter. housing market has turned for the better in 2012. the home sales overall look to be about 10% better this year versus last. home prices on average are up about 5%. in some parts of the country, it's up better than 20%. you are seeing places like las vegas and miami where it's about a 10% gain. there's local market variation, but overall the housing market is recovering. host: if the u.s. government and american taxpayers go over the so called "fiscal cliff" what do you foresee for? the for? guest: the fiscal cliff is going to shave off about 4% of gdp, so that the national economic growth. currently is growing about 2%. you can do very simple mathematics. and we are back in a recessi
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 10:00am EST
.l >> it is a great resource for anyone to know the ins and outs of capitol hill. >> julie watches c-span on verizon. brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> dan burton is retiring from congress. he talked with c-span about his past investigations of the clinton investigation and the oversight role of congress. this is 30 minutes. >> how would you say the state is? >> it has changed a great deal. it is not the same as when i came 1983. there seemed to be more comedy. tip o'neill was speaker. i will never forget he was the first time he was on the floor raising cane with democrats. and he came down and started giving me the dickens. after that we became very good friends and played golf together. bob michael was a wonderful leader. there was a spirit of camaraderie even though we had differences politically then that we do not have now. now it is much more combative. i have a lot of friends on the democratic side of the aisle, very good friends. as far as working things out is not as easy as it used to be. >> what are some of the root causes? >> i think and i am not pointin
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 5:00pm EST
-plus years in the military. i bought a home in july of 2006. i pay $565 roughly. i am at a point -- i pay about $3,000 a month. my mortgage will not work with me to lower that. what are my options? guest: you can still refinance into other mortgages, things like fha or contact your local banks. people who bought at the peak of the market in 2006, everyone has experienced a price drop. even the recent price recovery, people who bought at the peak are still a long way to fully recover the values. it will take an additional 3 or four years to come back. the only option is to get that refinance. look at the various hart program. it helps the responsible homeowners refinance into lower interest rates. host: what is the role of fannie mae? is there a policy position on fannie and freddie? guest: they were chasing after subprime mortgages and that led to the problem. the mortgages are boring product. it's not like apple computer. 30 year fixed your mortgage. stay within your budget and we will give you the mortgage. hedge funds betting on the market. that is wrong. the backing of the mortgag
FOX News
Dec 24, 2012 3:00am PST
're celebrating? i don't think it's easter or july 4 and we haven't quite gotten to new year's day yet. i believe the holiday we're celebrating is christmas. and we should call it a christmas tree. and they kind of set it o rest that they don't really use that word here, that they're more inclusive than calling a christmas tree a christmas tree. >> rick: you bring up a good point. when you and i were kids, it was very common, everybody said merry christmas to everyone at that time. and i grew up in a predominantly christian town. when i moved away into a larger city and eventually had some jewish friends in a town that didn't have a big jewish population, i suddenly became away there was hanukkah. we said things happy holidays to have an idea of inclusivity. but this has gone so far the other way. how do you think that transition happened? >> well, i think we've become so politically correct, frankly speaking, that really our brains have fallen out. it is okay to say merry christmas. it is okay to say happy hanukkah. the supreme court has already weighed in on these issues and two landmark cases,
FOX News
Dec 27, 2012 10:00am PST
and fierce winds. the unrelenting heat also proved deadly in the mid-atlantic and midwest states after july storms killed at least 22 people across the area. it also knocked out power, leaving millions sweltering. heat-related deaths climbed the to at least 20 in the chicago area. the by easy was not spared this year. hurricane isaac making landfall near new orleans on the eve of the 7th anniversary of hurricane katrina. isaac made landfall as category 1 hurricane. the slow moving storm drenched coastal areas. here is one of the hardest hit areas, plaquemines parish. it moved slowly inland inundating communities in arkansas as it passed. eerie skies over phoenix as a massive dust storm called a haboob blows in. winds 40 miles an hour bringing dust and sand from the desert. 2012 also saw the birth of a superstorm, a devastating hurricane that collided with a powerful cold system from canada that slammed the northeast. sandy made landfall in south jersey late october, flooding beach communities, submerging highways and washing iconic boardwalks into the observing shun. new york city's downtow
CNN
Dec 26, 2012 11:00am PST
. number eight, summer heat wave. sweltering heat baked the nation this summer. march and july set u.s. records as the hottest of all time. number seven, western wildfires. >> smoke in the air. >> the heat wave helped fuel a string of wildfires that hit the west. number six, the deratio in june. >> it began in iowa, moved through illinois, indiana, ohio and moved into washington, d.c. it took a fast moving long lasting violent thunderstorm complex. >> after charging 800 miles, 22 were dead and 5 million were without power. number five, the dallas 22. there is an old myth that tornadoes don't hit big cities. april 3rd proved otherwise when twisters hit dallas. >> scary. it was so scary. it reminds you of the wizard of oz when the tornado hit and everything just going around and around. >> 22 tornadoes caused a billion dollars worth of damage in 24 hours. number four, deadliest tornado. tornadoes took up three spots in our top ten countdown, but this event was the deadliest. march 2nd and 3rd, 70 confirmed tornadoes killed 40 people in the midwest. number three, hurricane isaac. hurric
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